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The Metal Spirit

May 24th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Something Wicked | Leave A Comment »

The Metal Spirit Spirituality in metal can be a touchy subject, but there is no denying that some of the best metal bands use their music as a conduit to express what it means to them—and we're

It’s Better to Go Somewhere Slow Than Nowhere Fast

May 14th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Something Wicked | Leave A Comment »

It’s Better to Go Somewhere Slow Than Nowhere Fast Redundancies abound with Mammoth Mammoth, whose latest album encourages you to Mount the Mountain. Unsurprisingly, the band

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest
The Fillmore, Philadelphia, April 22–23

May 10th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Something Wicked | Leave A Comment »

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest The Fillmore, Philadelphia, April 22–23 Despite the stereotype of the metal fan as someone with a PBR tallboy tattoo, the craft brewing craze has infected heshers as well.

Diversity Reigns in the Metal Underground

May 2nd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Something Wicked | Leave A Comment »

Diversity Reigns in the Metal Underground A venue such as Kung Fu Necktie exists in every decent-sized city in America. There, a band such as Junius, who has been plugging along for years

Doom Metal:
Not Only Slow

April 27th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Something Wicked | Leave A Comment »

Doom Metal: Not Only Slow Metal music was arguably first conceived as “doom metal” since the originators in Black Sabbath, particularly the Sainted Tony Iommi, and the horror

Space:
The Metal Frontier

April 10th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Something Wicked | Leave A Comment »

Space: The Metal Frontier When the guitarist said they were CME, a voice from the crowd asked what it stood for, to which he haltingly replied, “Chinese... Mars... Experiment.” Such is life